YSKP works with other organizations, arts groups, and businesses to develop our theater experiences. This outreach helps YSKP to broaden, deepen, and diversify its theatre experience as outlined in the Ohio Arts Council Cultural Participation Policy. The essence of the study encourages arts organizations to develop targeted strategies to reach diverse groups of participants, increase their involvement in and with the arts, developing a greater public value for the arts.
Mills Lawn Elementary 2009-2010
All School Musical and Social Media Project- Click here for more information on this project
YS Kids Playhouse partnered with the YS Arts Council as one of 13 local organizations and businesses to take part in the Yellow Springs Experience. The Yellow Springs Experience includes events, workshops and performances throughout the summer. For more information Visit the Yellow Springs Experience website.
Fulton Elementary 2008 – 2009
Balmeceda 1215 in Santiago Chile – 2007
With a grant from the Ohio Arts Council International Partnership, YSKP is developing video content with youth in Santiago, Chile to explore teen social behavior in an increasingly globalized culture.
Springfield Arts Council and Springfield StageWorks – 2007
With a grant from the Turner Foundation, YSKP reaches out to neighboring Springfield, OH to produce a cultural anthropological view of contemporary life for new and traditional immigrant groups in Springfield for debut a the Springfield Arts Festival.
Yellow Springs Businesses and Organizations – 2006
In 2006, with a grant from the Morgan Family Foundation, YSKP launched Summer Festival. YSKPâ€™s Summer Festival is an outreach into our local business community to promote Yellow Springs businesses and our shows as an arts destination event, building the local economy as well broadening and diversifying YSKP participants and audiences.
Dayton YMCA, Infinitus Initiative, and Cross Point Methodist Church – 2006
Working with these partners in the Trotwood, OH community, YSKP transported its summer theatre arts immersion to an afterschool program to produce Summersglow with Trotwood area youth and their families. YSKP also provided a dance and movement workshop experience for Dayton YMCA youth as part of their Summer Camp program.
Dayton International Peace Museum, Shirley-Jones Gallery, and the Yellow Springs Dharma Center – 2005
YSKP developed Little Boy-The Peace Play in 2005 as part of a commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima in conjunction with these partners.
The Human Race Theatre Company is the professional producing theatre company of Dayton Ohio, dedicated to producing works on universal themes that explore the human condition and startle us all into a renewed awareness of ourselves.